Keep DeSoto Beautiful

  • Comprised of seven members appointed by the City Council to serve for a two-year term with term limits of six years, and two student members selected by the Board, each student serving a school-year term.
  • Initiates, plans, and coordinates litter control and prevention programs.
  • Encourages the planting and preservation of trees, shrubs, and flowers.
  • Promotes a safer, healthier, and more beautiful community.
  • Stimulates interest and action toward conservation of resources through recycling.
  • Awards Property of the Month designation to a property that exemplifies the mission and goals of KDB.
  • A non-profit organization and affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful, Inc.
Meeting Schedule
The Keep DeSoto Beautiful Board of Directors meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30PM in the Parks Conference Room located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road.

Staff Representative
Nathan Busby
Parks Superintendent
Council Representative
Andre' Byrd, Sr.
Mayor Pro Tem
Board of Directors
Mary Davis
Place 1 
Initial Appointment: 08/22
Current Term Expires: 3/24

Rhetta Washington McCoy
Place 2 
Initial Appointment: 2/20 
Current Term Expires: 3/24

Felicia Turrentine
Place 3 
Initial Appointment: 08/19 
Current Term Expires: 3/23

LaToya Moore 
Place 4
*Initial Appointment: 10/19
Current Term Expires: 3/24

Debbie Hicks
Place 5
Initial Appointment: 01/19
Current Term Expires: 3/24

Amen Kamau
Place 6
*Initial Appointment: 11/22
Current Term Expires: 3/24
Paulette Hunter
Place 7
Initial Appointment: 10/19
Current Term Expires: 3/24

02/01/24 Keep DeSoto Beautiful Board Meeting Agenda
01/04/24 Keep DeSoto Beautiful Board Meeting Agenda
10/05/23 Cancelled Meeting Agenda